In addition, the trainers were also asked to provide an RPE on each player at the end of each match. Their perception concurred with what the children indicated; Fuentes felt that this was "very positive". "In fact the trainers are asking the players to make an effort, and so it is of great interest to them to know how tired the players are, because they don't have any other means for this, like pulsemeters or anything like that."
They more you train, the less tired you get
In addition, the results of the thesis clearly showed that training is the factor which has the greatest influence on exertion. In other words, the more the players train, the less tired they feel. So knowing the perception of exertion is useful in order to plan the duration of the training and the number of training sessions per week and per year.
The other factors that influence the perception of exertion are how long they have been playing mini-basketball and general sports habits.
Without putting all this on one side, in Fuentes' opinion, "what should be pointed out is that the research has shown that the Eston-Parfitt pictorial scale is totally valid and reliable for measuring the players' exertion, both in the matches and in the training sessions, and that it can be used in any sport. "Finally, Fuentes believes her thesis could provide a starting point for conducting a study into other rules.
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